Events

water@leeds is delighted to be hosting the Global Flood Partnership Annual Meeting 2022. The Global Flood Partnership is a cooperation framework between scientific organisations and flood disaster managers worldwide to develop flood observational and modelling infracstructure, leveraging on existing initiatives for better predicting and managing flood disaster impacts and flood risk globally. Each year, floods…

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Description The aim of this afternoon workshop is to draw from experiences, developments and lessons of research co-production across the arts, humanities and social sciences in different sectors and areas of policy, service delivery and practice – both in the UK and beyond 12:30 – 13:00 – Networking lunch – please inform Hannah Crow (h.e.crow@leeds.ac.uk)…
Africa Climate Week (ACW) 2019 will convene in the lead-up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit in September 2019, bringing together diverse actors from the public and private sectors. Participants will focus on how engagement between Parties and non-Party stakeholders can be further strengthened in key sectors for Africa, including energy, agriculture and human settlements….
A meeting of the British Hydrological Society Pennines Group Speakers: Neil Ryan (Environment Agency) – Flood forecasting in England – challenges and future developments Paul Wass (JBA) and Adam C. Clarke (Mott MacDonald) – Channel modelling for flood forecasting The meeting is free of charge but there will be a limit on numbers: For more information,…
Andrew Coulson is the author of Tanzania: a Political Economy (1982 with new version by OUP in 2013). He began his career in the Ministry of Agriculture in Tanzania in the 1960s, and was also lecturer to previous President, Kikwete, as UDSM. Between 2016 and 2018 he was Chair of the Britain Tanzania Society and…
Programme 14:45 – Prof. Wang Yanjun – Projecting population and economy in China under socio-economic pathways 15:15 – Prof. Su Buda – Climate change impacts on river discharge in the Upper Yangtze 15:45 – Coffee / biscuit break Keynote:  16:00 – Prof. Jiang Tong – Direct Indicators of Climate Change Risks   Biographies Prof. Dr. Jiang Tong: Professor and Dean…
In this presentation, Professor Holden will discuss how upland peatlands respond to different types of weather event. The uplands of the UK are dominated by carbon rich soils and in particular they host important peatland ecosystems. Upland peatlands provide 73 % of reservoir water in the UK, are source areas of rapid runoff that can…
Mark Harvey will draw on experiences of rural water supply and sanitation programming in Nepal in the early 2000s, infrastructure development generally in Afghanistan between 2009 and 2015, and WASH in Democratic Republic of Congo in recent years, giving particular consideration to the dynamic of development and humanitarian responses. Mark is one of thirteen Heads of Profession at DFID…
It is well established that collaboration and partnerships between different stakeholders is necessary to manage catchments effectively. However once such collaborations are established, there arises the question of the supporting institutional structures. Standard approaches tend to be contracts, regulation and incentives, influenced by neo-classical or standard economics. However these approaches, amongst other failings, do not…
Rose George writes about the hidden, secret and underexplored. But how do you speak about the unspeakable? How do you write a book that people may not dare pick up? Blood, shit, periods: how do you persuade people that these things are critical, when they don’t want to talk about them? Rose George writes books and…
We are delighted to invite you to register for this year’s water@leeds Doctoral Research and Training Centre welcome event here at the University of Leeds on Tuesday 6th November 2018 at 12:30pm Here, you will be able to get to meet the water@leeds team, the other students, find out what we do and how we…